New York in England

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New York, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

The Hamlet of New York in Wildmore Parish, Lincolnshire was named after the city of York in Yorkshire.


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New York is 8 miles NW of Boston. (The Lincolnshire Parish that Boston USA is named after).

New York, a village in Wildmore parish, Lincolnshire, 2½ miles E from Dogdyke station on the Lincoln and Boston branch of the G.N.R., and 8 NW from Boston. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Lincoln. ukga.org/…/NewYork.html

Some people think that the Americans did the same with their New York too. However that one was named after the 17th-century Duke of York, James Stuart, the future James II.


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